Skillet Beef and Potatoes Recipe
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Skillet Beef and Potatoes Recipe

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Sirloin strips with red potatoes and fresh rosemary are seriously amazing and ready in a flash. The key is precooking potatoes in the microwave to speed the process. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds red potatoes (about 5 medium), halved and cut into 1/4-in. slices
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 teaspoons garlic pepper blend
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 320 calories, 16g fat (4g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 487mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 3 lean meat, 2 fat.


  1. Place potatoes, water and salt in a microwave-safe dish; microwave, covered, on high for 7-9 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, toss beef with onion, 2 tablespoons oil and pepper blend. Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add half of the beef mixture; cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove from pan; repeat with remaining beef mixture.
  3. In a clean skillet, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat. Add potatoes; cook 4-5 minutes or until lightly browned, turning occasionally. Stir in beef mixture and rosemary. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Skillet Beef and Potatoes in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy Annual 2005, p58

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

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soury 54807
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2014

"I made this but added mushroom gravy was very delicious. Also added some mushrooms ,will cook it again"

Ptrck85 206190
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2014

"Quick and easy to make. Flavor was ok (wife loved it!) but we both agreed that there needed to be a sauce or gravy of some sort--dish was too dry as is."

jlc71088 147800
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2014

"it was good but I did have to add salt to the garlic pepper blend for a little more flavor. It was super easy to make too."

Candi920 139860
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2010


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